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Faith: Active or Passive?
Is faith an active or passive principle? Does faith rest or work? Does it
receive or give? I think that faith could be both active and passive, depending
on the particular circumstances.
Faith is an attitude of confidence, reliance and trust in another person. A
patient lying on the operation table trusts the doctor if he does nothing and
lets himself in the hands of the surgeon. Here faith is passive. Following
surgery, the same patient will show trust in his physician only if he obeys his
advice and takes the medicines as prescribed. Now faith is active.
To take another example, picture a poor beggar sitting on the sidewalk. A rich
man stops in front of him, reaches in his pocket and hands out some money. The
beggar shows trust in the generosity of this man by simply receiving the gift,
without attempting to pay or earn it in any way. Here faith does not work, it
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